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Local roundup: Thames River stays unbeaten

Norwich — Thames River remained unbeaten with a 46-12 win over VG Techs in a Connecticut Technical Conference football game on Saturday.

Jake Brenek threw three touchdown passes, two to Cam Topkin as Thames River (5-0, 5-0) remained in a three-way tie atop the CTC standings with Cheney Tech and Quinebaug Valley. Seth Cunningham rushed for 129 yards and Jake Darras ran for a touchdown. VG Techs, a co-op between Vinal Tech and Goodwin Tech, is 0-5, 0-5.

College field hockey

• No. 5 Babson beat Connecticut College 10-2 in a nonleague game. Hope Melanson and Logan Kilfoyle scored goals for Conn (1-11).

Men's water polo

• Conn College went 0-4 over the weekend at the Harvard Invitational. The Camels (0-7) lost to Salem 13-3 and Mount St. Mary's 19-10 after losing to Wagner 21-7 and Gannon 14-5 on Saturday. Christian Jacobsen scored 13 goals for Conn.

H.S. girls' soccer

• Kate Walsh and Alexis Fenton had a goal and an assist each as Old Lyme beat Montville 5-0 in a nonleague game on Saturday. Abby Manthous, Aggie Hunt and Ella Curtiss-Reardon scored goals, Kyle Powers had an assist and Olivia Kelly and Rhyleigh Russell combined for six saves for Old Lyme (8-0-4). Montville is 6-6.

H.S. boys' soccer

• Griswold beat New London 2-0 in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division III game on Saturday. Evan Merchant and Benjamin Jeffs scored goals for Griswold (8-2-1, 3-1-1). New London is 8-3, 3-3. 

Road racing

• Dylan Johnson of East Lym won the Niantic Bay Boardwalk 5K on Saturday. The 14-year-old finished in a time of 19:19. Laura Asbury of Ledyard was the top women's finisher, coming in 14th in 21:33.

Also finishing in the top 10 were Hal Owen of Naugatuck (19:34), Michael Zegarzewski of Taftville (19:49), Cooper Goslin of West Hartford (19:57), Philip Mee of Waterford (20:01), Brendan Tierney of Niantic (20:10), Damian Manda (20:11), Matthew Velasquez of Waterford (20:17), Rick Holtmeyer of Ledyard (20:51) and Beck Schultz of East Lyme (20:52).

Men's soccer

• Mitchell College and New England College played to a 1-1 tie in a New England Collegiate Conference game on Saturday. Former Lyman Memorial standout Dylan Lucey scored the goal for Mitchell (0-9-3, 0-1-2).

College volleyball

• Mitchell lost a pair of matches on Saturday, falling to New England College 3-2 and Smith College 3-0. Olivia DeLoach had 23 kills on the day for the Mariners (4-13).

 

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